Lawyer (3-6 PQE) - Commercial Litigation

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Job Type:Full Time

The role

Our Commercial Litigation practice currently has an exciting opportunity for a Lawyer to join Ross McInnes' team. This role is full time and based in our Sydney office.

You will join a high performing and collaborative team and will work with industry leading Partners and Lawyers. Our clients include prominent ASX-listed financial services entities and international corporate and institutional clients.

Key responsibilities

In this role, you will act on major complex commercial litigation in a range of areas, including high-profile financial services disputes, investigations and inquiries. Specifically, your key matters will involve significant corporate litigation and other regulatory investigations and prosecutions undertaken by Australian regulatory bodies, including ASIC, the ATO and state regulators. You will be involved in briefing and liaising with counsel, drafting correspondence, preparing advices, preparing witness and expert evidence and assisting with the preparation of final and interlocutory proceedings. You will also be involved in providing our clients with key advice and assistance in conducting internal enquiries and investigations prompted by regulatory actions. On a day to day basis you will engage with senior litigators and Partners, and will have exposure to prominent clients.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Between 3 to 6 years PQE
  • Commercial litigation and/or regulatory experience
  • Strong academic achievements
  • Familiarity with Supreme/Federal Court litigation
  • Thrive in an environment that values autonomy, independence and a strong work ethic
  • A strong focus on delivering exceptional client service
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills; required for building effective client relationships and contributing to a positive team environment

In addition to this, we are looking for a dynamic lawyer who can contribute to the success of this practice, and who is seeking to develop their career under the expert guidance of leading litigation Partners and Lawyers.

The Commercial Litigation Practice Group

Clayton Utz's Litigation and Dispute Resolution lawyers form a top-tier commercial litigation practice, the largest in Australia. Our reputation for undertaking the most complex, significant and high-profile matters, and delivering excellent results for our clients, is second to none.

For further information, please visit our Litigation and dispute resolution showcase page on LinkedIn

How to Apply?

We prefer to work directly with candidates, if you are interested in this role, please click the ‘Apply’ button or contact the consultant, details below, for more information. Clayton Utz is an inclusive employer that supports flexible work arrangements, please feel free to discuss your flexibility needs with the recruiter for this role.

Consultant Contact Details

Camilla Baker, (02) 9353 4605

Accessibility and Inclusion

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